Welcome to research at Birmingham Institute of Art and Design (BIAD), Birmingham City University. BIAD is one of the foremost centres of art, architecture and design education in the UK and home to a diverse community of research active staff and students. Research plays a central role in our work and extends from the philosophy of arts practice to design innovation and industry engagement. Interaction between staff, students, industrial and professional partners brings vitality to a wide range of projects.
We hope that this website gives you a taste of the diversity and strength of research at BIAD.
Professor Simon Bolton
Associate Dean (Research and Enterprise)